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Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade 2023

Atlanta Pride 2019

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Atlanta Pride 2019

Atlanta Pride Festival

The annual Atlanta Pride Festival, the largest Pride event in the Southeast and the largest event in the country to coincide with National Coming Out Day, celebrates all things LGBT. The festival weekend is jam-packed with a kickoff party and the annual Pride Parade, as well as arts, vendors, parties, and other festivities.

This year’s parade and festival will take place the weekend of October 14-15, 2023.


Saturday October 14, 2023 01:45 PM EDT
This march celebrates and promotes visibility of the Trans community. The march takes place on the Festival grounds at Piedmont Park. All Trans people and Trans allies are welcome. We encourage individuals to make and/or bring signs in support of Trans issues. The march begins at the Charles Allen G... | more...


Saturday October 14, 2023 03:30 PM EDT
The Bi + Pan March celebrates the Bisexual and Pansexual communities! Bi, pan folks of all gender identities, expressions, and their allies are welcome to participate! We encourage individuals to make and/or bring signs in support of Bisexual and Pansexual issues. The march begins at the Charles All... | more...


Saturday October 14, 2023 05:00 PM EDT
This march is dedicated to the empowerment of the women of Atlanta and beyond. The Dyke March unites women and femmes and their allies to create an atmosphere of inclusion and community. The march is open to all women loving women (trans-inclusive) of any race, culture, orientation, ability, health,... | more...


Sunday October 15, 2023 12:00 PM EDT
The Atlanta Pride Parade is the biggest event of the Festival. Drawing over 100,000 people along the streets of Midtown Atlanta! Traditionally stepping off from the Atlanta Civic Center MARTA Station at noon on Sunday and continuing down Peachtree Street, the parade will turn right onto 10th Street ... | more...

About the Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade

The Atlanta Pride Festival was born in 1970 and has been an event for all Atlantans to celebrate the thriving LGBTQ+ community in Atlanta. This rainbow-clad extravaganza seeks to celebrate all points of the spectrum with vibrant costumes and attractions.

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